Justice of the Peace Andrew Jackson Beatty

Justice of the Peace Andrew Jackson Beatty

Pulaski County Circuit Court, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, July 14, 1911

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Andrew Jackson Beatty

Justice of the Peace Andrew Beatty and Constable William Heath were shot and killed while waiting to serve warrants for liquor violations on two suspects at the county courthouse.

Both suspects were arrested and convicted of two counts of murder. One was executed in the electric chair on November 22, 1912. The other was sentenced to life. He was paroled on November 24, 1926.


  • Age 45
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1912

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 102nd anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater

January 8, 2013

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